Category Archives: Community Services

The New Societies Act: What You Need To Know

There are more than 27,000 non-profit societies in BC, providing services and programs that touch virtually every citizen. The BC Society Act, which provides the rules for governance and incorporation of non-profits, is set for important changes. The official proclamation of the new Societies Act will take place in November 2016, and there will be more » Continue Reading

2016 Volunteer Income Tax Clinics Guide

Download your copy today Page 1 of 3 For those living on a low income in the Kelowna, West Kelowna, Peachland or Lake Country areas who need to have their taxes done, help is at hand! On KCR’s Publications Page, you will find this year’s Volunteer Income Tax Clinics Guide, listing clinics in your area that serve more » Continue Reading

Workshop: Fund Development Overview Fall 2016

Dates: September 15th, 22nd, 29th & October 6th, 2016, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: Kelowna Community Resources, #120 – 1735 Dolphin Avenue, Kelowna Cost: $199 Registration Opening Soon Description: This 4-day course is an overview essential for those working in, or interested in working in, the area of fund development for their non-profit organization. more » Continue Reading

Facilitating Workshop: Take Your Skills to the Next Level

Dates: June 8 & 15, 2016, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: KCR, #120 – 1735 Dolphin Avenue Cost: $25 includes BOTH sessions Facilitator: Kerry Rempel, MBA, BPE, Professor, Okanagan School of Business, Okanagan College Register Now Audience: These two half days are aimed at facilitators who have led training sessions and want to enhance more » Continue Reading

Workshop: Living a Healthier Lifestyle – Making the Most of Your Efforts

Date: Tuesday, May 17, 9:00 am – 11:00 am Location: KCR, #120 – 1735 Dolphin Ave., Kelowna Cost: $5 Register Now Your time is limited. How can you get the most benefit for the least effort? Want some help to prioritize where to put your time and energy? Want to set goals for lifestyle changes more » Continue Reading

Workshop: Putting the FUN in FUNctional Teams

Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: BDO, #400 – 1631 Dickson Avenue (Landmark 6, 4th floor) Cost: $25 Register Now Great teams are innovative and more productive. Find the ingredients and proven theories that create great teams. Be prepared to have fun and partici-pate and lots of team building activities more » Continue Reading

Workshop: Fund Development Overview Spring 2016

Dates: February 16th, 23rd, March 1st & 8th, 2016, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: BDO, #400 – 1631 Dickson Avenue, Kelowna Cost: $199 Register Now Description: This 4-day course is an overview essential for those working in, or interested in working in, the area of fund development for their non-profit organization. The course content more » Continue Reading

Win a Free Workshop Registration!

KCR, with support from the Central Okanagan Foundation, is looking for input from individuals that work or volunteer within the non-profit sector and who are familiar with our Community Services Database. Complete our Survey by January 22nd, 2016 for a chance to win a free workshop registration (value up to $250). This survey should only more » Continue Reading

Community Dinners

Metro Community Christmas Dinner Date: Monday, December 22nd, 6:00 pm Location: Laurel Packing House, 1304 Ellis St, Kelowna Welcoming all in search of good food and family over the Christmas holidays. Music and entertainment included. More info call 778.478.9727. Feed the People Christmas Dinner Date: Thursday, December 24th, 11:00 am Location: Ki-Low-Na Friendship Centre, 442 more » Continue Reading

2015 Holiday Events Guide

The 2015 Holiday Events Guide is now available for download in regular and Large Text editions. The Holiday Events Guide consists of FREE/low-cost events, community dinners, spiritual services and Christmas hamper locations happening in the Central Okanagan during the holiday season. Also available for download are the Special Editions featuring: “Craft Fairs & Bazaars” and more » Continue Reading

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